Definition of Japanese hop

1. Noun. Ornamental vine native to eastern Asia; cultivated for its variegated foliage.

Exact synonyms: Humulus Japonicus
Generic synonyms: Hop, Hops



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Hop

Japanese capital
Japanese cedar
Japanese cherry
Japanese chess
Japanese chestnut
Japanese crab
Japanese deer
Japanese deity
Japanese dysentery
Japanese encephalitis
Japanese flowering cherry
Japanese foods
Japanese giant salamander
Japanese honeysuckle
Japanese hop (current term)
Japanese horseradish
Japanese iris
Japanese ivy
Japanese knotweed
Japanese lacquer tree
Japanese lantern
Japanese lanterns
Japanese leaf
Japanese leek
Japanese lilac
Japanese lime
Japanese linden
Japanese maple

Literary usage of Japanese hop

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society (1890)
"... the Japanese hop, 6 feet 8 inches ; Canariense, 9 feet 8 inches. ... 18 feet 6 inches; Japanese hop, 10 feet 4 inches; and Canariense, 13 feet. ..."

2. The Flower Garden: A Handbook of Practical Garden Lore by Ida Dandridge Bennett (1903)
"There is but one precaution I have found necessary in growing the Japanese hop: namely, to give it a rather elastic support, a twine trellis being better ..."

3. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"... luxuriant growth, and abundant foliage; and in September the great drooping bunches of mature catkins are very graceful and attractive. Japanese hop ..."

4. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1901)
"Variegated Japanese hop.—The so-called Japanese hop is an annual, and this is a variety of it. It is one of the most rapid-growing vines that can be planted ..."

5. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"... and abundant foliage; and in September the great drooping bunches of mature catkins are very graceful and attractive. Japanese hop, Humulus ..."

6. Botany: An Elementary Text for Schools by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"Japanese hop. Fig. 167. Annual: leaves not less than 5-lobed: fertile catkin not enlarging into a hop. Japan; much cultivated for ornament. 7. ..."

7. Lessons with Plants: Suggestions for Seeing and Interpreting Some of the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"If the pupil has access to a hop-field (hops often grow on old fences) or to the Japanese hop of gardens, let him observe the direction in which the steins ..."

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